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WHUT
Jan 24, 2013 7:30am EST
with our partners at the ntsb, the japanese authorities and the boeing company to try to focus on what has caused these and once we have a better understanding of the cause we are going to take appropriate action. >> regulators at the u.s. federal aviation administration grounded all 787s there last week following the emergency landing of an ana flight in western japan. they say it was because of the risk of in-flight battery fires. meanwhile, the u.s. national transportation safety board has released its latest findings. inspectors are looking at earlier problems with a 787 operated by japan's other major carrier jal. that plane's battery is where a fire believed to have started eight individual lithium ion cells. each cell had a different level of damage but they aren't speculating on what this might mean for their investigation. ntsb chairman debra hurstman is scheduled to provide a comprehensive update later on thursday in her first news conference on the dreamliner problems. >>> a government spokesperson says japan will likely revise its target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. he
PBS
Jan 25, 2013 7:00pm PST
fire, ntsb chair says there is evidence of short circuiting. when high temperatures trigger an uncontrollable reaction. >> the photo on the right and you can see the cells outlined in red, show the eight damaged cells of our battery that we're investigating in the lab. >> reporter: hersman says among the battery's eight cells, three were heavily damaged. they are trying to figure out that those are different than others. >> we're working very hard to determine what happened and why it happened. we'll look at failure scenarios and coordinating with colleagues around the world. >> reporter: aviation authorities in japan are also looking at the battery problem. they have been examining the charred front battery from all nippon airways 787. officials detected smoke coming from it last week. the crew made an emergency landing in western japan. investigators say the flight data recorder gives no indication that excessive volt age ran through the battery. but they are not ruling out the possibility of an overcharge. >> translator: we do not see evidence of overcharging. but it is t
WHUT
Jan 18, 2013 7:30am EST
certificate parked. it's from the ntsb and federal aviation administration. the pilot brought the plane down after cockpit instruments indicated smoke and battery related problems. the main battery installed under the cockpit had burned. the official said it may have overheated due to excess current. japanese and u.s. investigators will examine the main battery and surrounding electrical network. they expect a safety switch designed for overheating may have failed. this is the latest in a spate of incidents. >>> japanese transportation officials inspecting boeing dreamliners say they've identified problems with a fuel control system on another plane. the 787 suffered a fuel leak on sunday near tokyo days after a similar incident in boston. in both instances fuel spilled from two nozzles located on the left wing. the devices are meant to release excess fuel from the tanks. in the latest incident, pilots said a display in the cockpit indicated valves adjusting the flow of fuel were closed when they were actually opened. investigators have now identified a defect in the valve system. the system
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